The book stops here
Disgruntled, disheveled, fish-out-of-water mobile librarian Israel Armstrong is finally going home to London, rattling along with his irascible companion Ted Carson in their rust bucket book van en route to the Mobile Meet. The annual library convention gives Israel the opportunity to catch up with his family, eat paprika chicken and baklava, and drink good coffee. But they've barely found parking when the unimaginable occurs: their library-on-wheels is stolen!
Who on earth would want to take a thirty-year-old traveling disaster with the words "The Book Stops Here" painted across the back? Israel and Ted are determined to find out. But their search is leading them on a very twisty trail through the countryside in pursuit of a suspicious convoy of New Age travelers. And the hunt is raising numerous troubling questions—such as where exactly is Israel's high-flying girlfriend, Gloria? And is Ted really making a move on Israel's widowed mother?
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|full_title||book stops here|
|display_description||When mobile librarian Israel Armstrong's library-on-wheels is stolen at an annual library convention in London, he sets out with his irascible companion Ted Carson to find it. Their search leads them to a suspicious convoy of New Age travelers.|
|item_details||ils:.b12931974|.i19848407|Central Detectives|D SANSO|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Nov 02, 2017|cafd|||
|owning_library_arlington||Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover|
|record_details||ils:.b12931974|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|HarperCollins,|c2008.|307 p. ; 22 cm.|
|scoping_details_arlington||ils:.b12931974|.i19848407|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true|999||||
|subject_facet||Humorous fiction, Librarians -- Fiction, Northern Ireland -- Fiction|
|title_display||The book stops here|
|title_full||The book stops here / Ian Sansom|
|title_short||The book stops here|